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Wyoming Lottery Bill Advances

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The state House of Representatives has approved a bill that would allow Wyoming to offer a lottery.

The proposal passed on a 31-28 vote Monday. It now moves to the Senate for consideration

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Is An Early Spring a Good Thing for Wyoming? [POLL]

The world's most famous rodent weather man, Punxsutawney Phil, has predicted an early spring for us.  We can look forward to climbing temperatures, sunny days, and rejuvenation of our landscape.  Since we have had one of the driest winters in the record books, is an early spring a good thing?

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19 Nov 1995: Dallas Cowboys tight end Jay Novacek (left) and teammate running back Daryl Johnston confer during a game against the Oakland Raiders at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Cowboys won the game, 34-21.
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Wyoming’s Place in Super Bowl History

Although the population of the state is small, champions are made at high altitudes, and Wyoming and UW had made their mark in the history of the big game.

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Cowboys Basketball Renews Long Standing Rivalry

There is nothing in sports competition like a tough, nose to the grindstone, physical competition rivalry. Today, down in Fort Collins Colorado, one of the longest standing sports rivalry's of the ages will renew it self in front of a sold out crowd

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Wyoming Direct TV Customers May Miss Out On The Super Bowl

Wyoming Direct TV subscribers may have to leave their living rooms to watch the Super Bowl this year.  Since local channels are not offered to Wyoming customers, those hoping to watch the game are left with few options.

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Hill Announces Run for Governor in 2014

 

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill says she will run for Governor of Wyoming in 2014. Hill made the announcement Thursday morning on ''The Morning Zone'' program with Dave Chaffin on KGAB-AM  radio in Cheyenne.

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International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race In Lander Today [VIDEO]

Buddy Streeper of Fort Nelson, British Columbia, has moved into first place in the International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race.

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Weird, Lesser Known Laws in Wyoming

Wyoming, just like every other state, has it's own set of laws.  Most of these laws are widely acknowledged and accepted.  If you dig deep into the Wyoming law book, you will find some obscure laws you probably didn't know existed.  You may have broken the law and didn't even know it.  This list should get you back on track to being a law abiding citizen.

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Wyoming Plan To Preempt Federal Gun Ban Clears First Hurdle

Proposed federal restrictions on the assault weapons and high-capacity magazines would be unenforceable in Wyoming under a bill that has cleared its first state legislative committee hearing.

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Worland School Officials Reverse Course On Gay Student’s Photo

It appears a controversy over a yearbook photo of an openly gay student at Worland High School has been resolved. Eighteen-year-old Matt Jolley’s photo of the Senior holding a gay pride flag was initially rejected for publication in the yearbook, after school officials claimed it was “political

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Offensive or Accurate? See How Urban Dictionary Defines Casper

The web-based dictionary of slang words and phrases known as Urban Dictionary contains nearly 5 million descriptions submitted by its users. To learn the actual meaning behind such words as "swag" and "YOLO", this would be your go-to source. However, when you type the name of our city into its search engine, you'll see that some people don't exactly have the kindest words to share about Casper.

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Wyo Smokers May Have To Pay More for a Pack [POLL]

Smokers in Wyoming might soon be paying up to an additional $1 per pack of cigarettes if a new proposed tax is passed by the Wyoming legislature.

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